Kaaterskill Actors Theater & Schoharie Creek Players present
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Maria Elena Maurin (The Governess) is excited to be working with the director Jim Milton on this adaptation of Turn of the Screw, a novella that has been analysed and argued over by many throughout the years.  She has most recently appeared for The Performing Arts of Woodstock as Morgan in Still, Rosemary in Outside Mullingar,  Rosannah in Brilliant Traces and a reading of an original piece, Four Sisters, by Jicky Schnee. Her stage credits include Three Sisters, Behind the Mask, Amadeus, Hedda Gabler, Picnic and Come Blow Your Horn. Her film credits include The Moment, Paper Boats, Art of Love, Five Census and No Pay, Nudity.  She produced and acted in the showcase, Knock on the Door, in NYC and a six episode webseries, Tabs & Clea, that is currently in post production. She has trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC and at the Sande Shurin Acting Studio, NYC/Woodstock.

​​​Andrew Joffe (Josiah Abaddon):  Bridge Street Theater:  Revenge of the Space Pandas; Performing Arts of Woodstock:  Uncle Vanya;  Kaaterskill Actors Theater: Tartuffe, Amelia, On the Rocks, Scrooge & Son;  Rhinebeck Theater Society: A Doll’s House, Copenhagen; Berkshire Theatre Group: Made in the Berkshires, Moonchildren; NEW Stage Theatre: Blood Sky, Trial of FDR, Fahrenheit 451, The Dock Brief, A Thousand Clowns; Mixed Company:  April in Paris; Aglet Theater: Sin, Sylvia, The Waverly Gallery, Don’t Blame Me: I Voted For Helen Gahagan Douglas, The Dining Room, The Art of Dining, That Championship Season, Dance of Death, Chapter Two, God of Carnage, The Velocity of Autumn, Don Juan in Hell.

Willow Alder (Mrs. Gorse) acted as a child and then resumed it three years ago at the age of 60.  Although she is a regular in upstate theater, Willow joins us for the first time.  Her past performances include roles in Skirt Job, Murder at the Mansion, The Language Archive and in the musical, A World War II Christmas Radio Show, for the Phoenicia Playhouse.   Most recently, she played Miss Marple in the Agatha Christie play, A Murder is Announced, for the Coachhouse Players.  Based on her lifelong experience as a marriage and family therapist, Willow is currently writing a play about healing family relationships.    She deeply appreciates her writing coach and others who help her to hone her skills as a playwright and an actor.

  
Cedar Kos (Miles) has had several prominent roles at the Steamer Ten Children’s Theater (among them, Robin Hood in Robin and the Good and Bad Fairies of Nottingham, Arteyu in Never Ending Story and Orpheus in Jason and the Golden Fleece).  He has also performed in school plays such as Charlie and Chocolate Factory and Wizard of Oz.  He attends school in Niskayuna, NY and enjoys playing soccer, dancing, reading, playing the viola, and raising money for animal welfare charities.
  


Luna Clements (Flora) is in her last year of elementary in the Greenville School District. She just completed her first year of 4H winning Blue Ribbons for 3 sewing projects, an educational poster and two poultry entries. Luna plays baritone horn with the school band  and will be switching to tuba this year. She will also be starting voice lessons in September and is hoping to get into 5th grade chorus. She has performed in The Nutcracker as an angel and mouse soldier. She played The Weather in Pullman Car Hiawatha for the Kaaterskill Actors Theater. 
  
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BEHIND THE SCENES
   
Viviane Galloway (Set & Costumes) holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of Richmond and an M.F.A. in Theater Design at Brooklyn College.  She began 2018 with a BANG!, designing the costumes for the World Premiere of Three On A Match (Rhett Martinez) at IATI Theater, followed by the World Premiere of We Are A Masterpiece (Gia Femia) at Retro Productions.  Other work includes Mrs. California, Dear Ruth, The Desk Set, The Baltimore Waltz and The Butter and Egg Man (Retro Productions);  Sweeny Todd, The Tempest, Happy End, The Cradle Will Rock, Candide, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and A Little Night Music (Theater 2020); Pygmalion and Mother Courage (Jean Cocteau Rep.); A View from the Bridge (The Secret Theater); and True West (White Horse Productions). Viviane also frequently designs one acts at The 52nd St. Project, a program that works with kids to create original productions. Viviane has been nominated for the New York Innovative Theatre Awards for Outstanding Costume Design for The Desk Set, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and A Little Night Music (Theater 2020).
  
Kevin Chase (Lighting) been a musician for much of his life. Early in his career, he migrated from New York to Austin, TX, which led to his involvement with the manufacture and installation of audio and lighting equipment for large dance clubs and performance venues, as well as making large lighting effects for bands such as Styx and others. Back in New York, Kevin put together a lighting and sound system for the Hunter Mountain Festivals, working with such performers as Willie Nelson, Tony Bennett, Chuck Berry and Vince Gill. Among other endeavors, he currently does lighting for the Orpheum in Tannersville, as well as for the Doctorow.  

Jim Milton (Adaptation, Direction, Sound Design) has directed more than fifty professional productions for such theatres as the N.Y. Shakespeare Festival under Joe Papp, Cincinnati Playhouse, La MaMa, American Conservatory Theatre, The Production Company, The Magic Theatre and NPR.  Favorite productions include True West, A Life in the Theatre, Adaptation, In the Boom Boom Room, The Gilded Cage (Villager Award), Ghosts, Savage In Limbo, The Miracle Worker, Necessary Ends and Dexter Creed (by and starring Michael Moriarty).  For the Vineyard Theatre, he wrote the book and lyrics for The Don Juan And The Non-Don Juan and Songs On A Shipwrecked Sofa, and the libretto for Her Lightness for Sarasota Opera (remounted at San Jose Rep).  He was Artistic Director of Verse Theatre Manhattan for ten years, during which he directed 1953, Kings, War Music, Venus Observed, Dear Judas and The Germans in Paris, among others.  He is the Artistic Director of K.A.T. and has directed Amelia – A Play of the Civil War, the world premiere of David Yezzi’s On the Rocks, Christmas in July (and April) with Thornton Wilder, Scrooge & Son (which he also wrote) and his adaptation of Moliere's Tartuffe